City of Tampa

Talent Acquisition Coordinator (#052220) N33

$33.18-$49.77 Hourly / $5,751.20-$8,626.80 Monthly / $69,014.40-$103,521.60 Yearly


This is responsible professional work involving talent identification, community awareness and applicant processing.

Nature Of Work

Employees perform responsible professional activities in the City’s Human Resources employment program. Under general supervision, employees participate in activities related to the execution of recruiting strategies, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing in a fast-paced environment. This position requires reasonable initiative and independent judgment in the application of technical knowledge and experience factors in conducting recruiting, project management, preparation of recommendations, reports, and related human resources actions. Assignments are completed in accordance with established rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Employees are also required to work effectively with departmental supervisory personnel in order to provide guidance, coordinate and complete actions. The employee may be required to attend events scheduled evenings or weekends.  Work is reviewed through conferences, observations and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Actively seek sources of diverse candidates and foster working relationships with key groups and individuals in the community; continually increase pipeline of qualified diverse candidates through networking, mining, and managing candidates and referrals.

Promote the city at a variety of culturally diverse community events to highlight the city as a preferred employer; attends job fairs as a City of Tampa representative; conduct college campus visits and establish relationships with career centers, alumni groups and various organizations.

Develop and drive results in a broad and diverse pipeline of prospective talent using a variety of methods to include social media.

Coordinate and oversee the intern program. 

Define and track consistent data-driven hiring metrics and goals; analyze results and adapt strategy accordingly.

Assist with background check process; coordinate onboarding of new hires.

Establishes effective working relationships with departments and consults with appropriate representatives to support job design, recruitment and selection efforts; gains an in-depth knowledge of the nature of jobs citywide; researches and recommends best recruitment methods; establishes and maintains appropriate channels and contacts to locate and secure qualified applicants; develops recruitment announcements and advertisements; provides guidance to department representatives in development of effective interviewing and selection processes.

Updates class descriptions and recommends adjustments based on recruitment research or department feedback; conducts and responds to salary surveys.

Reviews and processes applications; counsels employees and other applicants regarding employment status and employment opportunities; provides counseling to employees affected by layoff situations on such things as rights, outplacement opportunities, resume writing, and interviewing skills.

Manages projects which require attention to detail, time management, collaboration and foresight.

Participates in review of processes and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and assists in implementation.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of: modern human resources administration, HRIS systems, social media platforms, organization and management principles and practices; municipal organization, programs and activities, as well as Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations.

Some knowledge of: statistics; the city's personnel processing system; applicant tracking systems.

Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, recruiting contacts, and the general public; work with departments to determine best recruiting methods; use technology effectively in support of recruitment efforts; meet with potential applicants individually and in groups to present information about city positions; conduct independent research and study for completing personnel projects; conduct interviews, and analyze and evaluate data collected before and during the interview; develop recruitment materials and prepare concise, meaningful and effective oral and written reports and correspondence.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field, and a minimum of two (2) years of full-time professional human resources experience with accountability for recruiting; or an associate’s degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field, and a minimum of four (4) years of full-time professional human resources experience with accountability for recruiting. Bilingual (Spanish) ability preferred. 

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid drivers’ license required.


Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.


During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 052220;